might be considered obscene because subject is not thin, and we all know that only skinny people can show their stomachs and celebrate themselves. well, i'm not going to stand for that. this is my body, not ours. mine. how did you get to that place of acceptance, and beyond acceptance, wanting to show the world? >> well, i didn't expect the world to see it, so this has definitely been a whirlwind couple of days, but way i saw it was that, you know, every single day i'm bombarded, especially living in new york city, with images of naked women or half-naked women, and they all look the same. they all have the same kind of body type, and somehow that's okay, but, you know, god forbid we put someone like me, who is a size 12 on the billboards. >> let me bring brandon into this. you didn't know so much people would see it and that's partly how all this happened. brandon, you have a website called humans of new york. you take pictures of people on the street. you ran into stella and then what happened? >> well, i ran into her.